The power to inherit the abilities and skills of previous guardians. Sub-power of Guardianship. Variation of Power Inheritance.

Also Called

  • Guardian Decedent
  • Protector Inheritance


User inherits what the original guardian possessed; all their experiences, knowledge, abilities, powers, skills, and other features including possibly appearance, with each new generation becoming stronger through the achievements and progress of their predecessors.




  • As the new guardian possesses the powers of their predecessors they also possess the same weaknesses.
  • May also inherit/repeat the predecessor's past mistakes.
  • Their personalities could differ from the original predecessor.

Known Users


  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls); inherits her protector powers from her father, the predecessor


  • Slayers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
    • Buffy Summers
  • Various Power Rangers (Power Rangers franchise)
  • The Author (Once Upon a Time)
    • Isaac
    • Walt
    • Henry Mills
  • The Trollhunter (Trollhunters)


  • Guardians of the Veil (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Mane Six (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • The Temple and Shadow Temple Guardians (Legend of the Dragon)
  • Guardians of Pandora's Box (Charmed)
  • Avatars (Avatar series)
    • Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
    • Korra (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • The Elemental Masters (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)


  • The Doctor (DC Comics)
  • All incarnations of Promethea (Promethea)
    • Sophie Bangs
    • Barbara Shelley
    • Stacia Vanderveer
    • Grace Brannagh
    • William 'Bill' Woolcott
    • Anna
    • Margaret Taylor Case
  • The Geomancer (Valiant)


  • Mermaid Princesses (Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch)

Video Games

  • Link (Legend of Zelda series)
  • Zelda (Legend of Zelda series)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Keyblade Wielders (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Circle of Nine Guardians (Legacy of Kain)